Hello and Welcome to Citizen Exclusive Resource Pack of Character Modeling Sheets!
In this Exclusive Resource pack we are bundling up Krystal in two detailed, clean turnaround character modeling sheets done by Tim Von Rueden. The first is a blank canvas leaving her nude, to show her proportions and is ready for use as a reference or as a base for your characters. The second is an example of the bare turnaround sheet with her original outfit on. In the source files are a .PSD and . JPEG of the turnaround modeling sheets. The .PSD versions come in layers and is set at a very high resolution for you to zoom in and check out the details and line work.
Why are turnarounds so important?
In concept art,
Character modeling sheets take out any fancy lighting, poses, angles, and leaves you with just the character and their outfit. This helps push the strength of the designs and overall appeal. You are really able to create a believable, functional wardrobe. Even if the charactert is mythical, it still has to feel like it works together.
For this particular character, she is a runaway in a grand forest type setting. Since she is always on the move I gave her lightweight articles of clothing with a focus on her boots being a central point of detail. A forest’s floor can be unforgiving so some thick, protective boots were needed. Her hair is messy from the constant mix of the wind blowing through it and the sweat that has built up. She also has a few double edged combat knifes so the holsters were placed on her in position for easy access, such as on her hip. The rest are details that were added to give some more interest to the character.
During the modeling process, character turnarounds are nearly unparalleled in their usefulness. Character modeling sheets can drastically speed up the modeling process and give you a higher quality, more accurate model as nearly all of the design decisions have already been made by the concept artist, leaving you to focus exclusively on the modeling.
If you would like to learn how to create modeling sheets on your own…
Below are are two tutorials teaching you how to do so in both the Gimp and Photoshop software,
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